cyanobacteria

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Synonyms for cyanobacteria

predominantly photosynthetic prokaryotic organisms containing a blue pigment in addition to chlorophyll

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The main sources of biofertilizers are bacteria, fungi, and cynobacteria (blue-green algae).
In an attempt to untangle the complex evolutionary history of photosynthetic plants, geneticists are now comparing the DNA sequences of cynobacteria, prochlorophytes, higher plants and chloroplasts.
Biofertilizers may be classified as: Carrier based inoculants fixing atmospheric nitrogen or by stimulating plant growth through synthesis of growth promoting substances; blue green algae or Cynobacteria mycorrhizae [1].